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Raymond Ehrlich, American Lawyer. Bar: Florida 1942, United States District Court, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

Ehrlich, Raymond was born on February 2, 1918 in Swainsboro, Georgia, United States. Son of Ben and Esther Ehrlich.

Education

University of Florida (Bachelor of Science, with high honors, 1939. Juris Doctor, with high honors, 1942).

Career

Worked at Holland & Knight LLP (Jacksonville, Florida) specializing in General Practice including Administrative Law, Admiralty, Agribusiness, Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Civil and White Collar Criminal Litigation, Computer Law, Construction Law, Environmental and Land Use, Energy, Financial Institutions, General Corporate, Health Care, Immigration, Intellectual Property, International Business, Labor/Employment/ERISA, Legislation, Media Law, Probate and Estate Planning, Public Finance, Real Property, Securities and Corporate Finance, Taxation (State, Federal and International) and Workers' Compensation. Admitted to the bar, 1942, Florida. Phi Beta Kappa; Florida Blue Key.

Justice, Supreme Court of Florida, 1981-1991. Special Counsel to United States. Senator Bob Graham, January-August, 1992.

Jurist-in-Residence, Florida State University College of Law, August-November, 1992. Member: Jacksonville and American Bar Associations. The Florida Bar; American Judicature Society.

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. American Law Institute. International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Military: United States. Navy, 1942-1946, Commander. Holland & Knight is the largest law firm in Florida, with offices throughout Florida (Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach), in Atlanta, Georgia and in Washington, D.C. The firm traces its origins to two separate firms, one which dates from the 1880's and the other from the early 1900's.

Spessard L. Holland, former Florida Governor and United States Senator, founded one of the firms. Peter O. Knight, one of the organizers of Tampa Electric Company and The Exchange National Bank of Tampa (the predecessor of NationsBank of Florida), founded the other. The two firms merged to form Holland & Knight in July 1968.

The firm comprises approximately 500 lawyers, including Chesterfield Smith, a former president of the American Bar Association, a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, two past presidents of The Florida Bar and many other lawyers who have distinguished themselves in public and professional service on local, state, national and international levels.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1942, United States District Court, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Membership

Member: Jacksonville and American Bar Associations. The Florida Bar; American Judicature Society. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

American Law Institute. International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Military: United States.

Navy, 1942-1946, Comdr. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. American Law Institute.

International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Military: United States. Navy, 1942-1946, Commander.

Connections

Married Miriam Bettman, November 27, 1975. Stepchildren: Jack Bettman, Gerald Bettman, Zelda Bettman, Carol Ann B. Berkowitz.

father:
Ben Ehrlich

mother:
Esther Ehrlich

spouse:
Miriam Bettman

child:
Gerald Bettman Ehrlich

child:
Zelda Bettman Ehrlich

child:
Jack Bettman Ehrlich

child:
Carol Ann B. Berkowitz Ehrlich